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Comparisons Of Attitudes Toward Computer Use And Computer Technology Based On Gender And Race/Ethnicity Among Eighth Graders, Kitty J. Boitnott Jan 2007

Comparisons Of Attitudes Toward Computer Use And Computer Technology Based On Gender And Race/Ethnicity Among Eighth Graders, Kitty J. Boitnott

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not having a laptop computer for individual use 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week lessens differences between how eighth grade girls and eighth grade boys in 10 middle schools in HenricoCounty, Virginia perceive computer use and computer technology. Having a laptop computer to use at any time of the day or night eliminates the issue of competition between boys and girls for computer use. It also eliminates the need for either girls or boys to perform in front of other students while learning, thus lessening to some degree, feelings of computer anxiety. Competition for ...


Recreational Technology And Its Impact On The Learning Development Of Children Ages 4-8: A Meta-Analysis For The 21st Century Cl, Joey Templeton Jan 2007

Recreational Technology And Its Impact On The Learning Development Of Children Ages 4-8: A Meta-Analysis For The 21st Century Cl, Joey Templeton

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This research focuses on technology (specifically video games and interactive software games) and their effects on the cognitive development of children ages 4-8. The research will be conducted as a meta-analysis combining research and theory in order to determine if the educational approach to this age group needs to change/adapt to learners who have been affected by this technology. I will focus upon both the physical and mental aspects of their development and present a comprehensive review of current educational theory and practice. By examining current curriculum goals and cross-referencing them to research conducted in fields other than education ...


Technology Follows Technique: Refocusing The Observational Lens, Anton Brinckwirth, Elizabeth M. Kissling, Kathryn Murphy-Judy, Carlos Valencia Jan 2007

Technology Follows Technique: Refocusing The Observational Lens, Anton Brinckwirth, Elizabeth M. Kissling, Kathryn Murphy-Judy, Carlos Valencia

Latin American, Latino and Iberian Studies Faculty Publications

Digital video is being applied to teacher training, development, and evaluation. This chapter evokes theories and practices of performance observation and improvement. It demonstrates facilitative media used in the design and implementation of a current interinstitutional project by the authors. Simultaneously, the implications of teaching evaluation techniques caught in the lens of digital observation technologies lead to considerations of their personal and social impact on the field of world language teacher training and professional development in the 21st Century. A more communal and non-hierarchical approach, called peer coaching, is advanced with a value-added digital video and e-community twist.


A Study Of Beginning Teachers' Use Of Communication Technology Employing The Theory Of Planned Behavior, Molly Hupcey Marnella Jan 2007

A Study Of Beginning Teachers' Use Of Communication Technology Employing The Theory Of Planned Behavior, Molly Hupcey Marnella

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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Digging Through The Garden State's Digital Divide: A Descriptive Retrospective Study Of Differences In Educational Technology Resources In New Jersey Public Elementary Schools According To Socioeconomic Status, Percentage Of Minority Students, Abbott District Designation, And Charter School Designation, Veronica E. Geyer Jan 2007

Digging Through The Garden State's Digital Divide: A Descriptive Retrospective Study Of Differences In Educational Technology Resources In New Jersey Public Elementary Schools According To Socioeconomic Status, Percentage Of Minority Students, Abbott District Designation, And Charter School Designation, Veronica E. Geyer

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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Technology Readiness, Learning Goals, And Elearning: Searching For Synergy, Bo Van Der Rhee, Rohit Verma, Gerhard Plaschka, Jill R. Kickul Jan 2007

Technology Readiness, Learning Goals, And Elearning: Searching For Synergy, Bo Van Der Rhee, Rohit Verma, Gerhard Plaschka, Jill R. Kickul

Articles and Chapters

More and more business schools are offering classes online or classes using a mix of face-to-face and online elements. In this article, we focus on how technology readiness and learning-goal orientation influence students’ preference toward these mixed classes. We conducted a large-scale survey to determine whether students who are technology ready would place higher utility on enrolling in mixed classes and/or whether there exists a participation bias such that students with low learning-goal orientation place higher utility on enrolling in mixed classes. We found that overall students who are more technology ready do place higher utility on enrolling in ...


The Ditme Project: Interdisciplinary Research In Music Technology, Eugene Coyle, Dan Barry, Mikel Gainza, David Dorran, Charlie Pritchard, John Feeley, Derry Fitzgerald Jan 2007

The Ditme Project: Interdisciplinary Research In Music Technology, Eugene Coyle, Dan Barry, Mikel Gainza, David Dorran, Charlie Pritchard, John Feeley, Derry Fitzgerald

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This paper profiles the emergence of a significant body of research in audio engineering within the Faculties of Engineering and Applied Arts at Dublin Institute of Technology. Over a period of five years the group has had significant success in completing a Strand 3 research project entitled Digital Tools for Music Education (DiTME), followed by successful follow-on projects funded through both the European Framework FP6 and Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation research schemes. The group has solved a number of challenging problems in the audio engineering field and has both published widely and patented a novel sound source separation invention.


The Impact Of Eportfolios On Learning, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young, Colin Harrison, Charles Crook, Gordon Joyes, Lindsay Davies, Tony Fisher, Richard Pemberton, Angela Smallwood Dec 2006

The Impact Of Eportfolios On Learning, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young, Colin Harrison, Charles Crook, Gordon Joyes, Lindsay Davies, Tony Fisher, Richard Pemberton, Angela Smallwood

Dr Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

This report presents the potential impact of e-portfolios on learning and teaching. It is based on case studies of eight projects that are in the early stages of e-portfolio use within the primary, secondary, further education (FE), higher education (HE) and adult and community learning (ACL) sectors. The report is primarily aimed at policy-makers. Harnessing Technology: Transforming Learning and Children’s Services, the e-strategy published by the DfES in 2005, sets a target of providing a ‘personalised online learning space for every learner that can encompass a personal portfolio’; this should be available to every school by 2008 (DfES, 2005 ...


Eportfolio Australia: Imagining New Literacies, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young Dec 2006

Eportfolio Australia: Imagining New Literacies, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

Dr Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

The second ePortfolio Australia conference is part of a Trilogy of conferences (the others are in Hong Kong and New Zealand), reflecting the growing interest around the world in recording digital evidence of achievement and stories to create and present personal and collective identities. This conference emphasises ePortfolio activity as communication, involving students, teachers, parents, employers, and reaching out into the whole community. In the 21st century there is the opportunity to use a range of literacies supported by technology, and the papers included here demonstrate how educators are taking up these opportunities. The range of presentations reflects the diversity ...


Can Video With Professional Conversations Improve Teacher Education?, Kathryn Moyle Dec 2006

Can Video With Professional Conversations Improve Teacher Education?, Kathryn Moyle

Professor Kathryn Moyle

Top of the Class, the recent House of Representatives Report of the Inquiry into Teacher Education has reinforced the importance of good practice and the value of the practical dimension of teaching as part of universities' higher education teacher education programs. At the same time, in Australia and in countries in which off-shore teacher education programs are conducted, there are three other concurrent concerns: 1. the shortage of science, maths and literacy teachers and teacher educators; 2. the integration of ICT into teaching and learning in schools and higher education; and 3. the availability of schools and high quality teachers ...